Corning VP says Gorilla Glass headed for automobiles
A Hummer That Gets 100 MPG?
Honda Fit electric car gets 118 mpg, but costs add up
At 118 miles per gallon (50 kilometers per liter), the Honda Fit electric vehicle is the most fuel-efficient in the United States. But getting that mileage isn't cheap and it isn't always good for the ...
Progressive Automotive X-Prize runner-up car gets 207.5 MPGe
Chemist's discovery of new salt jumpstarts extended-life battery research for electric vehicles
A University of Rhode Island chemistry professor's discovery of a new salt has been received with enthusiasm by companies seeking to develop an advanced lithium ion battery for use in the next generation of hybrid and electric ...
Exotic alloys for potential energy applications
The search for thermoelectrics, exotic materials that convert heat directly into electricity, has received a boost from researchers at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Tokyo, who have found the ...
AP Source: Ford to restate hybrid gas mileage (Update)
Ford will reduce gas mileage estimates for its C-Max hybrid, following a government investigation into consumer complaints that the car's actual mileage was lower, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.
Obama to announce new car efficiency standards
US President Barack Obama will later this week unveil new fuel efficiency standards for passenger cars and light trucks for the 2017-2025 period, the White House said Wednesday.
2,564 miles per gallon achieved at Shell Eco-marathon
Going the farthest distance might sound like a foot race. But this past weekend, it meant stretching the boundaries of fuel efficiency as student teams competed in the fifth annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas, ...
Garmin reveals program to chart cheapest route
Navigation isn't just about getting there. It also can be about getting there green.
Top lawmaker wants mileage-based tax on vehicles
(AP) -- A House committee chairman said Tuesday that he wants Congress to enact a mileage-based tax on cars and trucks to pay for highway programs now rather than wait years to test the idea.
VW announces dual clutch automatic 10-speed transmission for its automotive vehicles
US cars and trucks hit record gas mileage in 2012
New cars and trucks sold in the U.S. last year got an average of 23.6 miles per gallon (10 liters per 100 kilometers) in combined city and highway driving, a record that came mainly through improvements to engines and transmissions, ...
Ask a scientist: Ethanol & car performance
Does ethanol extend or decrease your gas mileage?